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Golden-crested myna

Binomial name: Ampeliceps coronatus, Edward Blyth, 1842

The Golden-crested Myna (Ampeliceps coronatus) is a species in the starling and myna family Sturnidae. It ranges from India to Vietnam and northern Malaysia, and has been introduced to the British Indian Ocean Territory. Its main habitat is subtropical and tropical moist lowland forest, but it is also found in heavily degraded former forest.

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Scientific classification

Ampeliceps coronatus

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Golden-crested myna (female)

Golden-crested myna (female)

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Distribution map of Golden-crested myna, Ampeliceps coronatus in Thailand

Range map of Ampeliceps coronatus in Thailand

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